Posts for Karen Taylor

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Call for Abstracts, ACERE2021, Brisbane (QUT) / Gold Coast (Bond U), Australia

After careful consideration of the current situation and potential future scenarios, the ACERE Academic Committee decided unanimously that ACERE 2021 will take place. We welcome you to join us for ACERE 2021 to be held 9 to 12 February 2021 in collaboration with this year’s major sponsor Bond University. At this point, we cannot provide…

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ACE research on job creation of social startups featured in Forbes

Business Reset: 5 Things You Need To Know About Coronavirus Winners And Losers     ACE research on job creation of social startups featured in Forbes: Business Reset: 5 Things You Need To Know About Coronavirus Winners And Losers Some businesses will win and some will lose–what will matter most.   &nbsp…

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Social good creates economic boost

As unemployment rates skyrocket around the world in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a world-first study has found social venture start-ups not only alleviate social problems but also are much more important for job creation than previously thought. Written by Professor Martin Obschonka, Director of QUT’s Australian Centre for

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International Webinar: Small Business and Entrepreneurship in Times of Crisis

In light of what is happening globally as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the IPA-Deakin SME Research Centre, Deakin Business School and the Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research, QUT Business School, will host an international webinar on small business and entrepreneurship in times of crisis, in conjunction with the…

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The Covid-19 Pandemic as External Enabler of Entrepreneurship

The Covid-19 pandemic is as stark a reminder as one can imagine of the profound impact environmental changes have on business. And it is not all doom and gloom; many new and existing businesses are triggered or booming because of Covid-19. Not all of these are health-related but feed on the consequences of changes in regulations and…

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Social firms come out on top in job creation!

It is known that the entry and growth of new firms contribute a large share of job creation in most countries. Social venture start-ups, however, are mostly cherished for their ability to alleviate social problems – their role in job creation has not really been considered. In a new study, Habib Kachlami together with ACE professors Per

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Doom and gloom for Australian businesses, but maintaining our entrepreneurial spirit may be the silver lining

COVID-19 is taking its toll on businesses globally and Australia is no exception. Borders have closed, Qantas and Virgin have grounded their fleets, state of emergencies have been called, universities have cancelled lectures, the RBA has slashed interest rates to 0.25%, non-essential services have been halted, employees are…

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AOM Entrepreneurship Division Webinar on COVID-19 and Entrepreneurship

Along with Howard Aldrich and Trenton Williams, ACE’s Per Davidsson presented at a webinar organised by the Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management on April 2. Per’s presentation revolved around how the External Enabler Framework can be used for research on how COVID-19 triggers and shapes new entrepreneurial initiatives…

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Summer sabbatical in Australia with ACE

Post is on behalf of Kirsi Snellman – Thank you so much for the possibility to participate in ACE International Visiting Program 13.1.2020 – 28.2.2020 at Queensland University of Technology. I highly recommend the program to any entrepreneurship scholar who wants to pursue their research interests in a vibrant entrepreneurial atmosphere…